Primus "Bumblebee": for tourists and hunters
Primus "Bumblebee" - a thing in the campaign irreplaceable. Light weight, small dimensions, good technical characteristics - what else does a tourist, a fisherman or a hunter need to have at hand a mini-stove for cooking?Imagine: after a day's transition in the rain, when around there is not the smallest small splinter for the campfire, but in your backpack - here it is, what a beautiful "Primula" bumblebee! Light the burner, and after a few minutes the boiling water for tea is ready. And while you are warming yourself with hot tea, the Primus will prepare something more substantial.
So, Primus "Bumblebee": the possibilities and technical characteristics.
Dimensions: one hundred and thirty-six by one hundred and fifty-eight millimeters. Weight without fuel - one thousand seven hundred grams, the capacity of the fuel tank, depending on the variety of primus - from eight hundred to nine hundred and fifty milliliters. The time of continuous burning at full refueling is from three and a half to six hours. As fuel, the usual automobile gasoline is used, and depending on the octane number and other characteristics, including the volume of the tank, the time can be different. The largest diameter of the "Bumblebee" cookware installed on the stove is two hundred and forty millimeters, and you can heat two liters of water to ninety-five degrees Celsius in just ten minutes.True, only on the condition that the temperature of the surrounding air will not be lower than plus sixteen degrees Celsius. The most stable device "Bumblebee" works in the temperature range from minus thirty to plus forty degrees Celsius. This is more than enough for ordinary tourists or fans of hunting and fishing.
The primus was developed in the Soviet Union, and deservedly gained popularity in the widest circles of the population, because then the hobby for tourism was truly massive. Why did the designers give their offspring the name "Bumblebee"? Primus, most likely, was associated with the creators with this representative of the Hymenoptera because of its small size and peculiar low buzz during work. Perhaps, this buzz reminded the romantic designers of the buzzing of a bumblebee in flight.
Soviet industry produced several modifications of Primus, differing in the volume of the fuel tank and some design features. This model of a portable primus stove proved to be so successful that it gave birth to a whole wave of imitations, which, after the collapse of the Soviet Union, turned into a shaft. New independent states began to issue their own "Independent" Primus stoves. In Ukraine, Primus "Motor Sich" produces the same name plant in Zaporozhye, and in Kyrgyzstan "Shmel" of local production was named "Dastan". True, the quality of the independent primus correlates with the quality of the Soviet "Bumblebee", history is silent.
Buy primus "Bumblebee" can be in any store of tourist equipment, and order online. The second case will be, perhaps, even preferable. Do not hobble to the nearest store, besides "Bumblebee", as a specific product, is sold not in any supermarket or kiosk "Rospechat". It is enough just to go online and type the corresponding text in the search box of "Yandex" or "Google" - and before you the widest choice, from "beushnyh" to new ones.